HUM 105 Week 4 Contemporary Hero’s Quest Presentation

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HUM 105 Week 4 Contemporary Hero’s
Quest Presentation


Create a
10- to 16-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker
notes about a contemporary hero or heroine's quest. Refer to the University of
Phoenix Material: Help With Microsoft® PowerPoint® Assignments for additional help.

Pick a
contemporary story in the form of a novel, movie, or video game that is
inspired by a mythological epic or journey of a hero's quest. Briefly describe
the plight of the main character--the feat(s) he or she must execute for the
benefit of society in the face of challenges.

Identify the
villain and describe his or her characteristics and role in the hero's quest.

Identify other
archetypes within the story. Briefly describe these roles in the hero's quest.

Identify in
detail each of the steps the hero takes in the quest: initiation, separation,
transformation, and return.

Research the
mythological and cultural origins of the story. Explain parallels between the
myth(s) and the contemporary story it inspired.

Analyze any
mythological symbolism, metaphors, and attributes pertinent to the story. What
real life elements might these items represent?

Explain the
conflicts between personal desires and community responsibility represented in
the myth and the contemporary story. Relate these to the conflicts and choices
with which ordinary humans struggle. Explain why these human conflicts retain
relevance through the ages.

Format your
citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

prepared to present a 6-8 minute presentation in front of the class.
 Students who are unable to present will lose a minimum of 50% of the
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